RAYMOND OGLESBY @RaymondOglesby2
September 22, 2022
Facebook Marketplace has become the go-to place for selling things online. If you are on the lookout for a specific item, an alert can help you hopefully snag a great deal before everyone else. Let’s explore this Facebook feature.
Be aware that by using Marketplace, you may be scammed. In a recent survey, one in six (17%) respondents had been defrauded on the site.
Note! Technology is always changing. This means if you are implementing this post, your OS (PC, Mac), iOS (iPhone), iPadOS (iPad), and Android screens or text may not resemble this post’s contents, especially, if you are looking at a post years old.
This is for desktops using Facebook
Setting up an alert will allow you to be notified when new items matching your search parameters are posted. You can skip the search process and always know when new items are posted.
First, head on over to Facebook.com in your desktop browser. Click the Marketplace icon in the sidebar or top bar. Refer to the below image:
Next, use the search box to enter what you are looking for. See the below image:
Now, click the Notify Me button under the search bar. See the following image:
Next, in the pop-up window that opens, enter a minimum and maximum price and adjust the search radius if you would like. Then click Create Alert to finish. Refer to the below image:
Now, to edit or remove an alert, repeat the search and click Edit Alert. See the below image:
Next, you will have the option to adjust the parameters or Remove Alert. See the following image:
Facebook Marketplace has a lot of advantages over other online sellers like Craigslist. If you do a lot of shopping in the Marketplace, you should take advantage of the alert feature.
Quote For the Day
It’s not that we use technology, we live technology.Godfrey Reggio
That’s it. Please feel free to share this post! One way to share is via Twitter.
Just click the Tweet icon below. This will launch Twitter where you click its icon to post the Tweet.
Checkout TechSavvy.Life for blog posts on smartphones, PCs, and Macs! You may email us at email@example.com for comments or questions.Tweet
I Would Like to Hear From You
Please feel free to leave a comment. I would love to hear from you. Do you have a computer or smart device tech question? I will do my best to answer your inquiry. Just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention the device, app, and version you are using. To help us out, you can send screenshots of your data related to your question.
You can access the e-book from a Kindle device, the Kindle App for the desktop or smartphone, which is a free app.